Senior Pastor

Church & Missions Full Time

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The Pastoral Search Committee, authorized by the membership of Greenforest Community Baptist Church, is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor to serve as the spiritual leader of the congregation. The Senior Pastor will plan, direct, conduct, evaluate and administer a comprehensive ministry relative to the current and future bylaws of the Church. The Senior Pastor will direct the teaching programs of the congregation to include but are not limited to: Fulfillment Hour (Sunday School), multiple worship services, missions, discipleship, and evangelism training. We are seeking someone who can enhance our vision. The Senior Pastor will provide direction and strategic leadership for the future of our Church. This person must be a team-player who will work collaboratively with our Greenforest Leadership Team, Deacons, and staff to provide purpose and oversight. As
Senior Pastor, the individual selected will need to be focused on the ministry opportunities and possibilities in the community and region. He will exercise discernment and have skills in developing a more mature discipleship among the congregation. As the Senior Pastor of Greenforest Community Baptist Church, that individual will have the responsibility to preach and teach biblical Christ-centered and Spirit-led messages that are relevant. He will encourage, inspire, and motivate the congregation-at-large and the individual members to spiritual growth and purpose driven service. The Senior Pastor will need to be able to communicate meaning and insight from
Scripture in a way that connects with our members in various age groups such as adults, seasoned adults known as “Keenagers”, young adults and young professionals, teens, and children. The Senior Pastor will need to perform all other duties as required.


  • Must have a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and ability to lead in a Christ-like manner
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of pastoral experience (preferred) or has served under a Senior Pastor for five years.
  • Be seminary trained, with degree conferred, from an accredited institution
  • Be a faithful steward with proven financial management of one’s own resources
  • Have a credible record of leadership of church ministries and staff
  • Be hospitable and provide good interpersonal relationships with the congregation, staff, and church leadership
  • Possess a spirit of humility and have effective team-building skills
  • Be able to teach and communicate God’s word effectively
  • Have spiritual maturity that is committed to church growth and sound Christian education
  • Excellent communications skills, both orally and written

SUBMISSION: The following documents must be submitted electronically by the January 3, 2023, deadline to:

A Complete Application for this position must include the following:

  • A recent color photo of self-only (wallet size)
  • A Cover Letter and resume (In PDF format)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities, seminaries and graduate schools attended
  • Copy of Certificates of Ordination
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted electronically
  • Your name should appear in the lower right-hand corner of each page submitted by you or on your behalf


A Church with the Richness and Fullness of Jesus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

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